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25th Anniversary Conference of the Centre for Irish-German Studies, 22-23 September 2022
The Centre for Irish-German Studies is proudly celebrating 25 successful years of research, teaching, international conferences and many other events with its 19th conference, entitled 1997-2022: Reflecting – Connecting – Transforming - In Honour of Prof Joachim Fischer, taking place 22-23 September 2022 in UL and online.
Please see the full programme here.
The keynote address by Irish Minister of State for European AffairsThomas Byrne, T.D. and the Welcome Address by German Minister of State Katja Keul can be found here.

Unions, Break-ups and Special Relationships – Aspects of the Irish-German-UK Relationships: click here to read the conference report.

(18th Conference, 4-5 November 2021)

Irish-German Relations 2017: Between Böll and Brexit. 20th Anniversary Conference of the Centre for Irish-German Studies & Commemoration of Heinrich Böll’s 100th Birthday.17th International Conference in Irish-German Studies/ DAAD Alumni Conference University of Limerick, 14-16 September 2017. For detailed programme outline click here.

Further impressions

Connections in Motion: Dance in Irish and German Literature, Film and Culture,16th Conference in Irish-German Studies. Organised in collaboration with the Irish Centre of Transnational Studies (Mary Immaculate College), the Irish World Academy for Music and Dance, the National Dance Archive of Ireland, the School of Culture and Communication and the School of Design (University of Limerick)
(University of Limerick, 31 Oct – 1 Nov, 2016)

25 Jahre Mauerfall – Reflections on GDR literature, its legacy and connections between the GDR and Ireland.  15th Conference in Irish-German Studies. DAAD Alumni Conference. Organised by the University of Limerick and NUI Galway

(University of Limerick, 7/8 November 2014)

A context of ‘Kristallnacht’: Ireland and the German-speaking refugees 1933-45 – A colloquium on German-speaking exiles and the national and international context 75 years ago 14th Limerick Conference in Irish German Studies
(7/8 November 2013)

Friedrich Engels "Geschichte Irlands" (1869/70) im Kontext der deutsch-irischen Beziehungen im 19. Jahrhundert 13th Conference
(11. August - 12. August 2011)

Contemporary German-Irish cultural relations in a European Perspective: Exploring issues in cultural policy and practice - A conference to mark 50 years Goethe-Institut in Ireland 12th Conference
(6. May - 7. May 2011)

International Colloquium with a special focus on teaching GDR literature
(28. March - 29. March 2011)

The Irish Palatines in Context - A symposium to mark the tercentenary of the arrival of a group of Palatine settlers in Ireland
11th Conference (4. September - 5. September 2009)

Emigration, Exile, Immigration, Re-migration - Auswanderung, Exil, Einwanderung, Rückwanderung,
10th Conference (30. May – 1. June 2008)

Heinrich Böll and Ireland - 50 years "Irisches Tagebuch",
9th Conference (30 August-1 September 2007)

Is the European Labour Market over regulated?,
8th Conference (August 2006)

German-speaking Exiles in Ireland 1933-1945,
7th Conference (June 2004)

Intercultural Connections within German and Irish Children's Literature,
6th Conference (April 2004)

Ardnacrusha 75,
5th Conference (April 2004)

Wagner and Wagnerism: Contexts - Connections - Controversies,
4th Conference (August 2002)

Ireland and the German-speaking countries: Irish-Austrian and Irish-Swiss Relations and Questions of Identity in Austria and Switzerland,
Third Conference (April 2002)

Ireland and Germany - 50 Years on,
Second Conference (September 1999)

Irish-German Connections, Culture - Business - Politics,
First Conference (September 1997)